Simon Morris, former Chief Strategy Officer at BitTorrent, believes that TRON won’t be able to manage BitTorrent’s high rate of transactions. His statement comes only a few days after TRON announced that it was going to launch BitTorrent crypto tokens on Binance Launchpad.
In an interview with blockchain magazine BREAKER, Morris said that the network would likely continue the tokenization process on a different network.
I suspect that what they’re really going to do is they’ll do it on some central server, they’ll wave their hands and say, ‘Oh, it’s a Lightning Network for TRON,’ or something, and pretend it’s TRON-based, but it’s not really TRON-based.
Morris has a reason for believing the project would fail. During his time at BitTorrent, he observed that the tokenization process would require hundreds of transactions per second (TPS) in the beginning. He said that even though TRON claimed that its TPS rate was higher than Ethereum’s, it was a lie. If BitTorrent used the TRX network in the future, it would “literally destroy it.”